Coast Guard assists 3 fishermen following boat fire near Table Bluff

The Coast Guard aided three fishermen in distress after their 45-foot fishing vessel caught fire and was flooding near Table Bluff, Wednesday morning. A crew member of the commercial fishing vessel Advance called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay via cell phone around 8:30 a.m., reporting an engine fire and flooding with three people on board.  The caller said the crew was fighting the fire by dumping buckets of water into the engine compartment. >click to read<23:13

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